Voting has started for the JAX London Innovation Awards! Let’s take a closer look at this year’s slate of candidates for the most innovative contributions to Java, Software Delivery, and DevOps.
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What comes to your mind when you hear the word Java? How about blockchain, DevOps and microservices? If you want to learn about emerging technologies or dive deeper into topics you’re already familiar with (I’m looking at you Java 9), what better way to do that than to go straight to the source? Open the magazine and allow the experts to shower you with information!
Is the blockchain just a hype? Can it offer an exponential benefit above other existing technologies? It’s safe to say that blockchain is not going away, so people working in tech should have (at least) a base-level understanding of how this technology works. This infographic sums up the findings on blockchain’s importance and future.
Instead of a very simplistic approach, we need to look for collaboration and interaction patterns that work in different contexts. Collaboration comes with a cost but it produces very good results. However, sometimes it’s better to deliberately introduce a kind of boundary between teams. JAXenter editor Hartmut Schlosser talked to Matthew Skelton at DevOpsCon 2016 about the need for collaboration and what goes into good team structures.
Ah, summer. The sun is hot, the days are long, and the Java ecosystem keeps on spinning. What did we read last month? Well, it turns out we all really liked stories about the upcoming release of Java 9, machine learning for fun and profit, and the latest updates on Angular.
Why is Go the right decision for HashiCorp? Why should you bet on this young language (compared to others) and what are its limitations? JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Nic Jackson, developer advocate at HashiCorp about the benefits of Go, its drawbacks and the reasons why he likes it.
Mike Milinkovich: “The JDT team has worked hard on building great Java 9 support for Eclipse Oxygen”
Eclipse Oxygen is here but even though this milestone has been successfully reached, the development continues. We talked to Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation about his favorite Eclipse Oxygen features, the upcoming Java 9 support and the future of the classic development environments.
What is serverless and how does it improve software development and operations? JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Maciej Winnicki, Principal Software Engineer at Serverless Inc. about the benefits of serverless, its limitations and the reasons why he calls it “a revolution of the cloud.”
It’s that time of year again. Do you know a technology, company, organization or person that has brought significant innovation to the Java ecosystem? Nominations for the JAX Innovation Awards 2017 are now open, and we’re looking to celebrate those who promote open innovation in the field of the Java Platform and related technologies.
Who has the most influence on Twitter? The JAX team has trawled thousands of tech accounts to find 20 Twitter profiles that belong in every Java developer’s Twitter stream.
Things are heating up as June gives way to July. What were we reading this month? Well, in addition to diving deep into the archives, readers were really interested in Angular 4, Eclipse Oxygen, ML libraries and the biggest trends in tech right now.
Java EE 8 is one step closer to reality. The drafts of the Java EE 8 Platform and Web Profile specification docs that should be submitted to the JCP for Proposed Final Draft have been published. Read on to find out what’s new.
The new season (a.k.a Eclipse Oxygen) is here! We finally know what’s new, what has been canceled and what has been renewed. As of today, the simultaneous release is available for download. Let’s have a look at the new projects, the ones that have been canceled and the changes or improvements you should look forward to.
A company culture built on the premise of avoiding failure hinders innovation. Sebastian Meyen, Chief Content Officer at S&S Media talked to Kevin Goldsmith about his experiences as CTO with Avvo and Spotify and the idea of a mistake-friendly culture.